Mw 7.6 North of Honduras
updated 28 August 2021

On 10 January 2018 a major earthquake occurred North of Honduras at a depth of 15 km. The seismic event occurred at 02:51:32 UTC and had an estimated moment magnitude (Mw) 7.6.

Three planetary alignments from 7 to 9 January 2018 preceded the major earthquake, most notably Mercury-Sun-Uranus on the 8th. Lunar geometry reached index 12 coinciding with the first two planetary alignments, while a moderate peak occurred with the third.

Earth-Mars-Jupiter        2018-01-07,  0:34:31  227°40'43"
Mercury-Sun-Uranus        2018-01-08,  5:43:13   27°08'55"
Venus-Sun-Earth           2018-01-09,  6:21:41  108°41'12"
SSGI chart
SSGI depiction of planetary (PG) and lunar (LG) geometry


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